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I'm 19 years old and student and plan to buy an evo soon: will my 'credit' be aproblem?

Discussion in 'Sprint' started by rahuldang, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. rahuldang

    rahuldang Well-Known Member
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    just wondering because im on a couple of waiting lists and if they call me in, the account will be in my name and im a 19 year old college student. i dont have any unpaid tickets or unpaid bills or whatever. and i tried checking my credit online, but the website says that it can't display my credit for some reason. should i be worried? will i be denied the evo at the sprint store because of my credit? i put my moms info on the same site to check credit and hers came back fine, that's why im a little worried. any and all comments are greatly appreciated! thanks!
     

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  2. christophermx4

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    You should be ok. Sprint approved me, and I have horrible credit (Beacon below 600). While they'll probably put a spending limit on your account, it should be something reasonable (For example, you can't go over 200 dollars a month). Worst case scenario...they ask for a deposit, but you get that back.

    Might as well have them run your credit at the store.

    What do you have to lose?
     
  3. manny84

    manny84 Well-Known Member
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    I wouldn't worry. My credit is shit and Sprint offered me a 2-year contract.

    T-Mobile and Verizon, however, declined me because of my bad credit. Weird.
     
  4. emoore911

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    Sprint doesn't "decline" anyone. They will however ask for a $150.00 deposit and probably assign a credit limit. After one year of on time payments they will apply the $150 to your bill and remove the spending limit.
     
  5. alansauce

    alansauce Well-Known Member
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    If you're worried you can call sprint and have them check and start an account without the phone. If it's all fine then they'll give you a account number for when you activate the phone.
     
  6. dan330

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    good idea.. OP should do this.. to ease your mind
     
  7. BlackDave

    BlackDave Well-Known Member
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    I am 19 years old and a college student with one unpaid medical bill (I think)

    Sprint charged me $100 deposit fee and I have a $150 spending limit (if I go over my line gets disconnected until I bring my balance under).

    So I think you should be fine if you call instead of going online
     

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